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Coming in August to the Eclipse Grange Theater

Buried Child

Written by Sam Shepard

Directed by Ray Chapin

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Cold Reading Audition Workshop with Dan Patterson

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Daniel L. Patterson is a Professor Emeritus for the Theatre and Dance department at Keene State College, where he directed and acted from 1976 to 2016.  Professor Patterson received his MFA from the University of Texas at Austin.  Since retirement, Dan has published two books:  THE COLLECTED PLAYS OF DANIEL L. PATTERSON, and DIRECTING FOR COMMUNITY THEATRE. Dan lives in Hartland with his wife, Cheryl, and their four cats. He is a 3.5 rated Pickleball player and is always up for a game.

Coming in September to the East Thetford Pavilion


Written by Eugéne Ionesco

Directed by Kate Willard

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The Parish Players is a non-profit community theater group dedicated to presenting quality theater created by people who participate for the love of the work.  

We are committed to:

  • offering an intimate theater venue that is accessible, affordable, and welcoming to both audiences and artists

  • presenting new and challenging works, including those created by local artists

  • inspiring, encouraging, and supporting the arts and cultures of our communities​​

We have been staffed and run by volunteers since 1966.  All lovers of the performing arts are warmly invited to participate in the Parish Players. There are many ways to be involved.

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